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night a weekly dinner your family looks forward to. choose johnsonville, america's favorite italian sausage. brand power. helping you buy better. >>> heads up. driving will probably be more expensive this weekend than it was just a few days ago. >>> as turmoil in the middle east continues, we're seeing the biggest weekly jump in gas prices since hurricane katrina. >> john schriffen joins us now with how we might be able to avoid some of this pain at the pump. john? >> reporter: that's right, jim. we'll get to that in a minute. but right now, drivers certainly are feeling a lot of pain at the pump. to give you an idea just how much things have jumped, this time last week in the d.c. metro area, the gas price for a gallon of gas was $3.18. well, today it's now 26 cents higher at $3.42. virginia is still the cheapest in our area, but d.c., the most expensive. take a look at what we found here on massachusetts avenue and 49th street. this exxon gas station is nearly $4 a gallon. believe it or not, it's not the most expensive station we found. if you've driven in the district along rock
it could be a sign of a medical problem. >>> plus, help for job hunters. ♪ [ male announcer ] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front. adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle and pack they produce. so you can make the choice that's right for you. ♪ >>> so, have you been feeling sluggish or maybe a little forgetful lately? those could be signs of a vitamin b-12 deficiency. our bodies use it to make red blood cells and keep our nervous system functioning. but a doctor says we may not be getting enough it. he feels the b-12 deficiencies are going undiagnosed in a lot of people. >> i just became overwhelmingly concerned that when i went to sleep that night, i was going to die in my sleep. >> reporter: 43-year-old ellen said she was so tired, that she called her doctors and told them she might not wake up the next morning. >> i was so fearful, that it was almost an act of desperation. >> reporter: her doctor contacted dr. allen posinki with george washington university hospital. he had a sneaking suspicion that the cause of h
america report, and there's a lot of shifts reported this year in employment, housing, education, federal funding. joining us to talk about some of the findings is nbc's ron motte. let's start with the census. we've been seeing it here, the black population's leaving the big cities, moving out to the suburbs. here in d.c., 75% of the black population is now down to 52%. why does this worry the national urban league, ron? >> reporter: well, you know, there are all sorts of resources tied to where people live in this country, and when do you know that. a lot of the latest census numbers are showing that blacks are moving back here to the south, and so there are some concerns in cities north, like detroit and washington and other places where there are large african-american populations, where if they lose those numbers, they're going to also potentially lose federal dollars. so that is a key factor in a lot of the concerns that the national urban league has tonight with respect to population and shifts in population. >> right. and let's talk about the growth of latinos in america. they are
with america's nuclear plant waste. >> we've failed to manage the risk from our irradiated power plants. >>> while the administration continued its efforts to turn attention to energy, republicans accused the president and democrats of -- >> fake solutions that only aim to distract people from what they're really up to. >> reporter: back at the gas station, there is little care about politics. only pain. >> i just shake my head. i know that's -- >> reporter: as gas prices continue their rise. >> as for how to pay for the president's plan, he said we'll have to cut in some places to invest in energy. he warned those who want to slash research, he believes they leave america paying an even bigger price. nbc news, washington. >>> still ahead on news4 at 5:00, one city councilmember's unique i >>> this week's wednesday's child 140ed us she has a lot of talent for dancing. when she first saw, when we first saw her in action about six months ago, in case you missed it, when she was first on we thought you might like to get to know her. she just might be the right addition for your family. bar
airline's plan to ♪ [ male announcer ] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front. adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle and pack they produce. so you can make the choice that's right for you. ♪ >>> no booty in the bible. u.s. catholic leaders are dealing with words in the bible that make kids giggle. they're making change to take into account how words can change over time. so booty now becomes spoils. the word cereal is being removed. that way there will be no confusion that the cereal offering isn't cheerios or frosted flakes. >>> faced with higher fuel prices, american airline says it is cutting flights this year. they say they'll be cutting passenger carrying capacity by 1%. if other airline follow, reduced flights could lead to higher fares. fuel accounts for one-third of most airlines' expenses. >>> police in northern virginia are fed up with aggressive drivers. >> as the weather gets warmer, police want drivers to know dangerous behavior behind the wheel is going to cost you. >> they're out in unmarked cars in ro
sits ♪ [ male announcer ] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front. adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle and pack they produce. so you can make the choice that's right for you. ♪ >>> if you think your commute's getting worse, that's because it is. >> a new report finds traffic congestion in the big cities increased by 11% this year. and d.c. is among the worst. los angeles, new york, chicago, washington, d.c. have the longest and most congested commutes in the country. >> when and where traffic reaches its peak. hi, jane. >> reporter: hi, jim and wendy. o the pain. well, the study found that if you're commuting on d.c. roadways at a thursday at 5:30, your commute increases by 50%. and the worst roadway in the region, well, no surprise, it's the one behind me, the i-95/395 corridor in virginia. it's a familiar sight for those who commute along the i-395/95 corridor, from dc to quantico. an exercise in frustration, former commuters remember all too well. >> it's a 12-hour day minimum, you know. maybe more like 13-hour
out tonight ranks the happiest cities in america. guess what, d.c. tops the list. according to researchers, 85% of people don't smoke, 72% go to the dentist. researchers say the free museums, parks and monuments also add to the rich cultural environment. other cities rounding out the top five, austin, texas, san jose, seattle and san francisco. >>> those of you looking to save some money every time you fill up your car with gas may not have thought about this idea. but chances are, after you see this report from chris clackem, there's one little item you'll go scrambling for. >> reporter: possibly the best place to look to see whether you can save money on gasoline might very well be in your glove compartment. specifically in your owner's manual. under fuel, to see whether or not your car is required or recommended to run on premium unleaded gasoline. >> if it's recommended, you can try a lower grade of fuel. if it's required, don't even think about it. >> reporter: don't even try it if premium's required, because it really good damage your engine. however, if it's only reco
paycheck. tonight, the growing backlash ♪ [ male announcer ] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front. adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle and pack they produce. so you can make the choice that's right for you. ♪ >>> a huge fire in miami international airport is finally out. take a look. it erupted last night at the airport's main fueling depot. there were no injuries. but the airport's fuel supply was reduced to 40%. more than 100 flights were cancelled or delayed due to the shortage. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> the nation's top aviation official has suspended a control tower supervisor, because as we reported at the top of the hour, he admitted to sleeping on the job. >> this move comes after two planes were forced to land at reagan national airport yesterday, without clearance. this case is raising a lot of serious questions tonight about the safety in our skies. and joining us now with more on that is nbc's kristen dahlgren. kristen, this isn't the first time that the tower at reagan na
dinner your family looks forward to. choose johnsonville, america's favorite italian sausage. brand power. helping you buy better. >>> fast forward through the headlines now. a man who lived a jekyl and hide lifestyle and sexually assaulted women over a 12-year period asked the prosecutor today "why haven't you picked me up sooner" when he was arrested last week. investigators say dna evidence links the suspect, 39-year-old aaron thomas to this crime spree. an anonymous tip from prince william county helped track him down in connecticut. >>> the d.c. council want's the city's inspector general to review information about bia formal mayoral candidate. suleman brown says the gray campaign promised him cash and gave him a job to finish attacks on adrian fenty during the election. >>> with the turmoil in libya pushing the price of oil past $100 a barrel, president obama is considering a radon the nation's oil reserves. the move could bring down the price of fuel. he did not announce a decision today. >>> now let's fast forward to the weather. >> pretty nice day today, despite the wind. the wi
missed it, what happens when a coach tries to show off in front ♪ [ male announcer ] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front. adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle and pack they produce. so you can make the choice that's right for you. ♪ >>> well, the weekend is upon us, and we are all ears, doug. >> yeah, and i'm going to tell you, once again, we need the umbrellas out there. but i don't think tomorrow you're going to need them. i think most of saturday is going to be a pretty nice day. isolated showers, most likely, to the west, maybe towards hagerstown, portions of west virginia and western maryland had the best chance of seeing rain tomorrow. but i think it should be okay. we'll see a mixture of clouds, maybe some sunshine. high temperature around 60 degrees on your saturday. it is sunday that the rain moves in. some of that rain will be heavy at times. i do think we could see anywhere between an inch to an inch-and-a-half of rain. it's not going to cause widespread flooding, but we could see ponding on the roads. an
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